Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Cairns has attempted
to head off critics of the council's proposed nil general
rate increase by saying it had not "dropped off anything" to
get such a good result.
A Dunedin man is hoping 33 children will not suffer as a
result of the Moroccan authorities' decision to expel his
son, daughter-in-law and about 16 other foreign nationals who
worked for the Village of Hope in the North African country.
Professional fishing guides are more than happy to hear the
Otago Fish and Game Council is strongly supporting the
proposal to advance the introduction of a licence for
commercial game-bird hunters and anglers.